Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Project deadline extended

Councilwoman Cindy Circo, Chair of the City Council Housing Committee, announced today that due to the groundswell of interest, the deadline to submit proposals for neighborhood building projects will be extended to 4 p.m. Monday.

On August 21, the Council adopted an ordinance No. to use $750,000 to fund neighborhood-based programs and projects aimed at crime prevention, economic development, graffiti removal and property code enforcement.

The funds will finance multiple projects between $10,000 and $50,000 with a maximum award of $150,000 per group.

Those eligible to apply are neighborhood-based, not-for-profit corporations. Eligible organizations must be able to provide a current Certificate of Good Standing from the State of Missouri showing their 501(c)(3) status as a Missouri Not-for-Profit Corporation.

For more information about the request for proposal, call David Park, Assistant Director of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department, 816-513-3231.